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The Ugly Truth About Electronics

It’s not a research paper, but the facts revealed in this article definitely answer some questions that may have you stumped.

Why are your children talking to you less? Why aren’t they doing as well in school? Have you noticed that their weight may have increased? Why is this all happening? Are you doing something wrong as a parent? Read this and you’ll find that electronics are to blame, not you. 

http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/family-tech/tech-effects-on-family/5-ways-technology-has-negatively-affected-families.htm#page=5

 

Make your home a family fun zone

A list of 30 ideas that will keep you and your family off the phone, in your home, and in the zone to engage in family fun activities.

So you want to spend time with your family, but don’t necessarily want to leave the house? No problem. With this list, the stress of having to go out, spend money, and wait on lines will be completely eliminated. You’ll even learn that your home has more potential than you think it does when it comes to entertaining your family.

http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/30-fun-things-home.html

Family fun night

You’ve had a long day at work, and all you’re looking to do is get home, sit back, relax, and tune out the world as you watch your favorite television show. We’re all guilty of this, even the family members that you’re living with. Solution? Read on!

 Coming up with creative family activities can be difficult, especially after a long day. However, with this little cheat sheet handy, you can spend less time thinking of something to do, and more time actually doing it. 

http://www.imom.com/20-ideas-for-a-family-fun-night/

Nutritious AND Delicious

Are you looking to steer your children away from unhealthy habits (such as sitting hours in front of a computer screen or TV) and getting them interested in more beneficial ones, such as eating healthier, more nutritious meals? Believe it or not, getting your children to eat and appreciate quality food isn’t as hard as it seems

There is a belief that healthy food is unappealing to children. Though it may be difficult to force your little ones to snack on a plate of raw cucumbers and carrots, there are so many quick, easy, and creative recipes out there that are not only nutritious,  but loved by children. We’ll get you started with one of our favorite “go-to” recipe websites for children. Just click the link below!

http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/healthy-eating/kid-friendly/kid-friendly-recipes

Electronic blue light, what?

For most of us, “electronic blue light,” is a foreign term.  However, while we may not know what this means, we are staring right into it’s definition, literally. The screen you are looking into right now, whether on your cell phone, laptop, or tablet, is emitting a blue light that can be hazardous to your eyes, your sleep, and your health. Scary, we know! But we have some solutions!

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Food for all

If one website with healthy meals for children wasn’t enough, we have another great website to share with you. With recipes so great, even you’ll be eating them.

Make your home a safe haven for nutritious meals for the entire family! Havenrecipies.com has great ideas for children that you’ll also find enjoyable. You can thank us later.

 http://havenrecipes.com/HAVEN_RECIPES/CELEBRATE_RECIPES.html   

Move Together, Improve Together

As parents, we often forget how to play. However, one of the best ways to get your kids up off the couch, and on their feet is if you engage in activities with them. Don’t worry, if you’ve forgotten what playtime is like, we can help.

 
Finding activities to play with your children is one thing; actually playing with them is another. With the responsibilities and roles we have as parents, we often forget what it’s like to let our guard down and just BE FREE while playing with our children. Here are some great tips on how to become a better playmate for your child.

http://www.bluearth.org/pdf/tips/Tips%20for%20Active%20Families.pdf

Little Sous-Chef

There’s nothing quite like home cooked meals with your family. Seeing your children’s faces light up when they see that you’ve whipped up their favorite meal is priceless. But what if your little ones had the chance to not only see and taste the finished product but helped you create it as well? Imagine the memories that could be created! Read on to discover some tips and tricks in training your child to become your little Sous-Chef. 

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Getting Back to Basics

A few ideas for children’s activities that may seem so common sense, but may have been forgotten.

 When we read this blog, we knew we had to share it with you. In the blog, there are eleven activities that are fun, affordable, and are probably what you engaged in as a child. We invite you to read through it, reflect on your own childhood, and hopefully share some of these classic activities with your children.

 http://www.realsimple.com/work-life/family/family-activities

Project Be Free Begins Today!

Project Be Free Begins Today!
What Commitment Will You Make?
Here is what a few of our South Bay Wellness Practitioners are doing:

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